We had the good fortune of connecting with Paige Horton and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Paige, how do you think about risk?
I think taking a calculated risk is essential whenever one is looking to advance to the next level of success. Before starting my own wedding business, I did a ton of research and creative thinking. However, I eventually had to go all in and risk falling flat on my face in order to reap the benefits of being a successful entrepreneur.
Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
I’m a hair & makeup artist who specializes in bridal work. I started my on-site business after working in corporate salons for 10 years & feeling burnt out from the daily grind. I decided to start a wedding business because I’ve always enjoyed wedding work & Macon didn’t have a salon that could deliver consistent results to brides. What makes Blush different than other salons, is that our team members are passionate about weddings, we’re dedicated to creating a customized look for each bride, & each of us are experts in our specific field of beauty. We genuinely LOVE love, and we enjoy being such an important part of our clients lives! Through this journey I’ve learned to trust my instincts and stay open to change.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I’d take my friends to Society Garden or JBA for some live music—and then Dovetail for an incredible dinner!
The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
My Mom! She was a role model to me growing up—showing me how to be a professional in the beauty industry. My Mom has always displayed excellence in whatever she decides to do and she puts her whole heart into it!